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Chinese Ceramics In The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Holiday 2002
The exhibition Earth Transformed: Chinese Ceramics in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has a focused mission to introduce the museum’s newly acquired...
Curator's Choice: Ancient Bat Flute
Holiday 2002
Music played an important role in ancient American art and thought before a.d. 1521–1534 when European conquest began...
Museum Focus: The Michael C. Carlos Museum
Holiday 2002
The Michael C. Carlos Museum is often referred to as the “hidden jewel” in Atlanta’s cultural crown. Housing the oldest museum collection in...
Notes on Packing and Crating for the Collector
Holiday 2002
Have you ever wondered how those blockbuster art shows are moved between museums across the...
Oui, Three Kings
Holiday 2002
To the novice, the fine furniture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France presents a bewildering array of stylistic variations that can be intimidating to attempt to identify. In particular, applying the...
The History of an Heirloom
Holiday 2002
In 1705, Maria Wendell Sanders (1677–1734) gave birth to a son that she and her husband, Barent Sanders (1678–1757), named Robert...
The Quilts of Gee's Bend
Holiday 2002
Since the mid-1920s a group of exceptional women from the small town of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, have created hundreds of quilt...
Collectors' Corner: Sailors' Valentines
Summer 2002
With the recent publication of a creatively designed octagonal book devoted solely to sailors' valentines, it is evident that interest in these intricate...
Curator's Choice: Thomas Cole's Mill Dam on Catskill Creek
Summer 2002
Among Henry Melville Fuller's recent bequest of sixty American paintings to the Currier Gallery of Art is Thomas Cole's Mill Dam on Catskill Creek, 1841...
Decorating with Antiques
Summer 2002
Be it a Nantucket cottage filled with nautical antiques or an elegant Manhattan townhouse appointed with Louis XV furniture, decorating a house can be...
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